If you’d like to share your plugin with others, you can publish it to npm. All Netlify Build Plugins in the npm Public Registry can be installed by any Netlify user through file-based installation. Once your plugin is published to npm, you can make it available in the Netlify UI by submitting it to the Netlify plugins directory.
# Publish to npm
To publish a Build Plugin to npm, follow npm’s documentation for contributing packages to the registry.
Be sure to add the following properties to your plugin’s
nameshould start with
@scope/netlify-plugin-example). It should match the plugin
namefield. It is recommended for the plugin repository to be named like this as well.
keywordsshould contain the
netlify-pluginkeywords. The same applies to GitHub topics. This helps users find your plugin.
bugsshould be defined. Those are displayed to users when an error occurs inside your plugin.
# Submit to the plugins directory
The repository includes a contributor guide with instructions for preparing your plugin and submitting it in a pull request to the repository. As noted in the guide, you’ll also need to read and follow the plugin author guidelines before submitting.
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